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[Q&A] How Often Do We Need To Have Tartar Removal?

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How often do we need to have tartar removal? If you are wondering when you need to have dental care and tartar removal, then this article is for you!

Tartar often accumulates in layers, clinging to the surface of the teeth near the gums, having a milky, yellowish color. In many cases, tartar has a dark color. You should brush your teeth to prevent plaque, stains and should visit the dentist every 3 – 6 months.

How Often Do We Need To Have Tartar Removal?
How Often Do We Need To Have Tartar Removal?

What are harms can plague bring to your teeth?

Tartar contains phosphate, carbonate, and bacteria. Furthermore, tartar also contains iron in the blood serum and is also a place for bacteria to reside to cause serious dental diseases as follows:

  • Bad breath in the oral cavity shall make you lose confidence and make the opposites feel uncomfortable.
  • Oral mucosal disease: Tartar can also cause mouth sores and oral mucosa diseases more severe.
  • Gingivitis: Bacteria in tartar can cause gingivitis, which for a long time will cause gum recession to appear. On the other hand, this is also the main cause of periodontitis.
  • Periodontal disease: This is the consequence of ignoring the inflamed gums for a long time. Tartar plaques are the habitat and growth of more than 500 types of harmful bacteria, causing the gums to recede to reveal the roots of the teeth. If not treated in time, the bacteria will attack the periodontal ligament and the alveolar bone. When you have periodontal disease, the risk of tooth loss is very high.

Should we have tartar removal regularly?

As analyzed above, tartar is very harmful to the health of the teeth. So to prevent these diseases we need to have tartar removal, however, should we have tartar removal too regularly?

In fact, you should not have tartar removal too regularly because tartar will take a while. If you have tartar removal too often, it can weaken the teeth.

How Often Do We Need To Have Tartar Removal? About 3 -4 months for those who have a poor oral care plan
How Often Do We Need To Have Tartar Removal? About 3 -4 months for those who have a poor oral care plan

How often do we need to have tartar removal?

The first thing needed to be done when tartar appears is to learn the right diet and oral care methods to limit the accumulation of tartar into larger plaques. It is essential to meet the dentist to have tartar removal.

Because tartar can severely affect your dental health, tartar plaques need to be removed as soon as possible. Doctors recommend that it is best to have regular dental check-ups every 3 to 6 months. You should not ignore tartar accumulation because when the tartar is formed, it has already damaged the oral cavity.

Nowadays, most dental clinics and facilities are invested with modern technology to give safe tartar removal services. The technique being used is ultrasonic scaling or tartar removal with an ultrasonic device. This method is applied to remove tartar thoroughly without causing pain and sensitivity.

Dentists advise that it is best to have proper oral hygiene habits to prevent plaque, food debris and visit the dentist every 3 – 6 months to check the condition of your teeth.

How Often Do We Need To Have Tartar Removal? About 6 months for those with good dental health
How Often Do We Need To Have Tartar Removal? About 6 months for those with good dental health

How do we prevent tartar effectively?

Dentists said shared that food debris on the teeth will gradually harden and turn into tartar after 1 week. Therefore, there is no chance for tartar to form if we take proper oral hygiene thoroughly.

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Every day, you should brush your teeth with a soft-bristled toothbrush and use a toothpaste containing fluoride, and use a specialized mouthwash at least 2 times in the morning and at night before going to bed.

In addition to proper oral hygiene, you also need to follow a suitable diet with healthy foods to prevent tartar from forming such as yogurt, apples or cheese, …

These kinds of food will make our teeth stronger because they contain a lot of calcium. In addition, you can eat more fruits with high vitamin C such as lemons, oranges… which can help us prevent gum diseases.

Another extremely important note: when we eat too much starchy and sugary foods, bacteria in the mouth will grow very quickly, they come into contact with these foods and produce acids that cause tooth decay.

Therefore, you should have a beneficial diet and reduce foods high in sugar. In particular, you should avoid eating late at night or snacking so that bacteria cannot harm your teeth.

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We hope you’ve had enough useful information about the tartar removal service. If you have any further questions or concerns, please leave a comment or contact Gangwhoo Cosmetic Hospital or our Hotline: 0901.666.879 for the most thoughtful advice and guidance!

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